Eat, Drink, and Explore the South

From roadside barbecue to the best bourbon cocktail in town, here's where to eat and drink and what to see and do around the South.

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Asheville

Nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville, North Carolina, is an outdoor mecca with a thriving art scene, hippie charm, and a beer culture at a fever pitch.

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Montgomery

In a city so steeped in history, it’s no surprise some of its culinary highlights are its oldest restaurants.

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New Orleans

From Bourbon Street to Bánh Mì, there’s a lot to love about the Crescent City.

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Cheeseburger from Brent's in Jackson Mississippi

Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi, prides itself on a diverse population, something similarly reflected in the city’s deliciously varied restaurant scene.

Bayou Teche Brewing in Lafayette

Lafayette

Known for its dishes that are stuffed, smothered, and stewed, Lafayette is a bastion of American regional culture.

Lexington country road

Lexington

Lexington, Kentucky, boasts hoppin’ craft breweries, an array of dining options ranging from downhome to highbrow, and some seriously locavore chefs.

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Little Rock

Little Rock has become a huge culinary scene for the state. Make sure to reserve a day to try a few spots you will always remember.

Louisville skyline

Louisville

New and exciting aromas fill the old, industrial streets of the Gateway to the South. Come for Bourbon, and leave with artisan bread.

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Memphis

Call it grit. Call it soul. No matter how you slice it, there’s something about Memphis' food and music scene.

The reflection pool lined by lounge chairs in Miami

Miami

With celebrated museums, unforgettable beaches, and art extravaganzas, Miami ranks as one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

Mobile skyline over the water

Mobile

With its 300-plus years of history, Mobile has many tales to tell and a cuisine anchored in seafood.

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Montgomery

In a city so steeped in history, it’s no surprise some of its culinary highlights are its oldest restaurants.

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Nashville

Nashville is a city fueled by music, steered by history, and revved up with a dynamic food and drink scene.

New Orleans skyline

New Orleans

From Bourbon Street to Bánh Mì, there’s a lot to love about the Crescent City.

Norfolk, Virginia, waterfront

Norfolk

This lively river city on the Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk teems with vibrant dining options, art galleries, concert venues, and boutique shops.

A couple walks down a quiet strip in Orlando

Orlando

As one of the South’s emerging food destinations, this city contains several surprises as Orlando restaurants redefine modern Florida cuisine.

Outer Banks Lighthouse

Outer Banks

A string of barrier islands, North Carolina’s Outer Banks stretch more than 120 miles south, hugging the Atlantic coast.

A corner store in Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford

Oxford is the perfect destination for the food lovers who crave a cocktail of small-town charm and world-class dining.

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Richmond

Virginia is for (food) lovers and Richmond is the perfect place to visit.

The Pearl Hotel, San Antonio

San Antonio

San Antonio is a city rich in history, culture, and an ever-evolving food scene

Rooftop view of Savannah, Georgia

Savannah

While Savannah has long been steeped in history, a new generation of chefs and makers have breathed new life into the city.